Experience life in an emergency department

Practitioners of emergency medicine (doctors and nurses) must be able to adequately deal with high-stress, rapid medical detective work, as well as make split-second decisions that can make the difference between a patient’s life and death. This is usually carried out in the most intense department of a hospital – casualty.

As greatly skilled professionals, doctors and nurses must undergo demanding training as medical students, must be able to extract important information from patients that they may have overlooked (or are unwilling to share) all while having extensive insight and readily-available knowledge into a plethora of injuries and illnesses.

With this course, provided by Global Edulink, a UK-leading online training provider, you get to experience the high drama of an emergency ward whilst gaining in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of the type of training only medical students would acquire. These comprehensive lectures are a thrilling introduction to emergency medicine and covers such topics as:

  • Triage in emergency medicine
  • Thinking fast in emergency medicine
  • Treating the patient and the family
  • Altered mental status
  • Treating insect and animal bites
  • An insight into fever
  • Preventative medicine
  • Exercise and its health benefits
  • How to stay safe in an emergency department
  • Emergency medicine for travellers

 Who is it for?

Those who have a general interest in the medical field.

  • Those who already work in, or are thinking of working in, medicine

 Benefits you will gain:

  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound academic background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 18 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Certification:

Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate in Emergency Medicine for Everyone.

 Career Path:

This course would be beneficial for the following careers:

  • Medical Student
  • Consultant Emergency Medicine
  • Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine
  • Locum Doctor in Emergency Medicine
  • General Practitioner

Course Curriculum

1. Modern Triage in Emergency Medicine
01 Modern Triage in Emergency Medicine 00:27:00
02 Fast Thinking & Emergency Medicine 00:30:00
2. Thinking Again and Emergency Medicine
03 Thinking Again and Emergency Medicine 00:31:00
3. Diagnosis is the Story.
04 Diagnosis is the Story. 00:30:00
4. Identify Hidden Clues in the Emergency Department
05 Identify Hidden Clues in the Emergency Department 00:31:00
5. Working with Patient and Family
06 How to Treat the Patient and the Family 00:29:00
6. Define and Treat Chest Pain
07 What Causes Chest Pain? 00:30:00
08 Treat the Cause, Not the Symptom 00:30:00
7. The Purpose of Casualty
09 Need of the Emergency Department 00:29:00
8. A Study of Altered Mental Status
10 Overview of Altered Mental Status 00:29:00
9. Simple Symptoms of Serious Illness
11 Identify Simple Symptoms of Serious Illness 00:28:00
10. Protect Yourself First in an Emergency
12 Protect Yourself First in an Emergency 00:27:00
11. How to Treat Insect and Animal Bites?
13 How to Treat Insect and Animal Bites? 00:30:00
12. Casualty – Healthy Paranoia and the Missing Piece
14 Identifying the Missing Piece in an Emergency Diagnosis 00:29:00
15 Identifying Healthy Paranoia in Emergency Medicine 00:28:00
13. Fever, Friend or Foe?
16 Fever, Friend or Foe? 00:28:00
14. Treat Pain Effectively
17 Always, How to Treat Pain? 00:30:00
15. An Ounce of Prevention
18 An Ounce of Prevention 00:29:00
16. Taking a step back in Casualty
19 Understanding the Big Picture in Emergency Medicine 00:27:00
17. Exercise and Good Health
20 Are Exercises Good for Your Health? 00:29:00
18. Stay Safe in Casualty
21 How to Stay Safe in the Emergency Department? 00:28:00
19. Understanding Emergency Medicine for Travelers
22 Understanding Emergency Medicine for Travelers 00:30:00
20. Learning from the Past
23 Learn Emergency Medicine Lessons from the Past 00:32:00
24 Learning from the Emergency Department 00:28:00
Mock Exam
MOCK:Emergency Medicine for Everyone 00:40:00
Final Exam
FINAL :Emergency Medicine for Everyone 00:40:00

Course Reviews

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  1. Very interesting and well explained.

    5

    This course is great, it gives you a lot of information about what happens in the emergency department and how to act in certain situations. I have to congratulate the teacher, he explains everything clearly and in a way that really gets your attention and makes you want to keep listening. Totally recommended.

  2. informative course.

    4

    This was clear, well structured, informative, useful I have read about this topic before, but learned more from this series.

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